TITLE

A Case of Functional Hypoglycaemia: A Medico-Legal Problem

AUTHOR(S)
Bovill, Diana
PUB. DATE
March 1973
SOURCE
British Journal of Psychiatry;Mar73, Vol. 122 Issue 568, p347
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "A Case of Functional Hypoglycaemia: A Medico-Legal Problem," by Diana Bovill is presented. The paper described the case of a woman who pleaded guilty to a charge of causing death by dangerous driving. An Assize Court accepted that she was suffering from reactive or functional hypoglycemia.
ACCESSION #
24757692

 

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